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Post by Steve Maughan » Mon Mar 04, 2013 12:37 pm

Hi All,

If anyone is interested I'm starting a new blog about Chess Programming. It's an "over-the-shoulder-view" of engine development. I'm starting from scratch (other than my old Monarch i/o code) and creating a new engine called Maverick. I'll aim for frequent updates (possibly daily).

You can find out more here:

http://www.chessprogramming.net

Note: Maverick doesn't play chess yet - it's a brand-spanking-new project!

Steve

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Post by velmarin » Mon Mar 04, 2013 2:23 pm

Steve thank you very much,

Nice site, I wish you good luck with the project, I mean lucky fun and feel satisfied.

As you say, do something original seems more and more difficult, it seems you have to walk avoiding copying more than writing code.
(My impression silly)

I like how you started the code with many explanations.

Thank you very much for that.
Do you have a fan in my (student).

:wink:

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Post by Jorge Garcia » Tue Mar 05, 2013 10:14 pm

Hi,
Thanks for the info, i will read your blog. Nice to hear good news.
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Post by kinderchocolate » Tue Mar 05, 2013 11:41 pm

Thanks. I've subscribed your blog. I read your blog every morning if there is an update.

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Post by Steve Maughan » Wed Mar 06, 2013 1:07 pm

Thanks Ted!

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Post by Tom Likens » Sun Mar 31, 2013 3:20 pm

Steve Maughan wrote:Hi All,

If anyone is interested I'm starting a new blog about Chess Programming. It's an "over-the-shoulder-view" of engine development. I'm starting from scratch (other than my old Monarch i/o code) and creating a new engine called Maverick. I'll aim for frequent updates (possibly daily).

You can find out more here:

http://www.chessprogramming.net

Note: Maverick doesn't play chess yet - it's a brand-spanking-new project!

Steve
Nice blog.

BTW, what did you use to produce the chess diagrams? I may want to steal it for my web pages. :wink:

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Post by Steve Maughan » Sun Mar 31, 2013 4:34 pm

Hi Tom,
Tom Likens wrote:[...]
Nice blog.

BTW, what did you use to produce the chess diagrams? I may want to steal it for my web pages. :wink:
Thanks. I used Fritz and SnagIt. I then added the "x" using Photoshop!

Steve

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Post by sedicla » Sun Mar 31, 2013 8:22 pm

Thanks Steve. Your blog inspired me to implement magic bitboards in my engine (Tucano). I was using plain bitboards but never took a serious look at magic bitboards. With your explanation I finally had a little push to implement it.
Keep up the good work :)

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Post by Steve Maughan » Sun Mar 31, 2013 10:39 pm

Hi Alcides -

I'm pleased you're taking the plunge! So far I've found magic bitboards to be anything but trivial. Let's hope they are worth the work. I think they probably will be,

Steve

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Post by pocopito » Wed Apr 03, 2013 1:38 pm

Nice blog Steve, thanks for it.

I've already added it to my RSS feeder.

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